First Nations Harper

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Ready To Fight

OTTAWA - An alliance of First Nations leaders is preparing to fight proposed new pipelines in the courts and through unspecified direct action.Native leaders from Canada and the United States were on...
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Mulcair's Part In Idle No More

OTTAWA - NDP Leader Tom Mulcair has kept a low profile throughout the aboriginal protests sweeping the country.But his office maintains he's fully engaged in the file — it's just that he's more intere...
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Let My People Go

Some are calling the meeting this week in Ottawa between the Harper Government and the Assembly of First Nations, "historic." In a way, I am sure it is. After six full years in power this is the very first time Harper and his ministers have taken the time to meet the chiefs.
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Harper and the First Nations Speak Different Languages

When Prime Minister Harper acknowledges they are on Algonquin territory, they don't mean it because that would require acknowledging the sovereignty of the Algonquin people over those lands. To government, the words are just platitudes. Something you say when you're dealing with Indians. Empty phrases.